BackOffice Associates Named SIIA Content CODiE Award Winner for Best Content Rights and Delivery Solution

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BackOffice Associates’ Market-First dspCloud Solution Earns Prestigious Software Industry Recognition

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"The SIIA CODiE Awards represent the software industry’s highest honor, so this is an incredible market validation for our overall industry impact," said Rex Ahlstrom, chief strategy officer, BackOffice Associates.

BackOffice Associates, the worldwide leader in information governance and data modernization solutions, today announced that its dspCloud solution has won the 2015 SIIA CODiE Award for Best Content Rights and Delivery Solution. Winners represent the information industry’s best products, technologies, and services created by or for media, publishers, and information services providers.

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, announced BackOffice Associates’ dspCloud as a CODiE Award content winner. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries and have been recognizing product excellence since 1986. The awards have over 85 categories and are organized by industry focus of Content, Education, and Software.

BackOffice Associates’ dspCloud is a market-first native cloud solution that offers Chief Data Officers and data stewards anytime, anywhere access to strategic enterprise information governance content and business-to-data reference models. This includes access to a rich repository of industry best-practice data quality analytics, reports, system meta data and vertical-specific business content that can help enterprises accelerate their data migration, data quality, data governance and data modernization initiatives.

“As dspCloud was created in response to market demand for a second-to-none information governance and data quality solution, we are thrilled to receive the coveted CODiE Award as affirmation for BackOffice’s vision and innovation in data,” said Rex Ahlstrom, chief strategy officer, BackOffice Associates. “The SIIA CODiE Awards represent the software industry’s highest honor, so this is an incredible market validation for our overall industry impact.”

Winners were announced this week during the ABM & Information Industry Summit at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, D.C. The ABM & Information Industry Summit (IIS) is a flagship conference for leaders across the business information industry, bringing together an audience of 300+ senior executives from B2B media, publishing and information companies to address important strategic issues and to network.

“SIIA’s 2015 Content CODiE Award winners are some of the most innovative, high-impact content products out there,” said Michael Marchesano, general manager of CISD & ABM divisions at SIIA. “We congratulate all of this year’s CODiE Award winners, and thank them for the contributions they have made to the content industry.”

Details about the winning products can be found at

About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards

The SIIA CODiE™ Awards were established in 1986 by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), so that pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other’s work. Since then, the CODiE Awards program has carried out the same purpose – to celebrate the software and information industry’s finest products and services.

The SIIA CODiE Awards are the industry's only peer-reviewed awards program. The first round review of all nominees is conducted by media, publishing, and information services executives with considerable industry expertise, including members of the industry, analysts, media and bloggers, and bankers and investors. The judges are responsible for selecting the CODiE Awards finalists. SIIA members then vote on the finalist products and scores from both rounds are tabulated to select the winners.

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About SIIA

SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 800 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age. For more information, visit
ABM/CISD represents the intersection of business information, media, and technology, and is now the home for nearly 300 member companies. These organizations reach an audience of more than 100 million professionals, and represent nearly 4,000 print and digital titles, over 1,000 conferences trade shows, and data products. The combination reflects an industry with more than $40 billion in annual revenues is it revenue or revenues. The Division formed as the result of a March 2015 merger of ABM, an industry association focused on the entire B2B business model, and CISD, a division of SIIA that serves the business information community. Together ABM/CISD delivers intelligence to industry professionals worldwide, including Madison Avenue, Wall Street and the Beltway. For more information, visit or

About BackOffice Associates

BackOffice Associates is a worldwide leader in information governance and data modernization solutions, focusing on helping customers manage one of their most critical assets – data. The company’s range of products, built on a revolutionary platform, address the needs of business users seeking to unlock the value of their data assets. BackOffice Associates’ products and services enable organizations to accelerate growth, gain actionable visibility and reduce risks. Founded in 1996, BackOffice Associates has an unparalleled record of success in the most complex data environments across a variety of industries. Customers include many Fortune 1000 companies including Eli Lilly, Kraft and Graybar. BackOffice Associates is a global corporation headquartered in Massachusetts with additional offices in the U.S., Australia, Canada, Dubai, India, Singapore and the U.K. To learn more, please visit


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